17 Sep 2018

A ransomware attack prevented the Bristol Airport from using its flight information screen for two days over the weekend. The airport claims that the attack started Friday morning, taking out several computers over the airport network, including its in-house display screens which provide details about the arrival and departure information of flights. Due to the…

17 Sep 2018

A security researcher has found a new way to crash and restart any iPhone by using just a few lines of code. Sabri Haddouche, researcher at encrypted instant messaging app Wire, exposed a proof-of-concept web page containing an exploit that uses only 15 lines of specially crafted CSS & HTML code. Rather than simply a…

15 Sep 2018

A new Cold Boot hardware attack technique has been discovered by security researchers at Finnish cyber-security firm F-Secure. It is revealed that even with full disk encryption it is possible to steal passwords, encryption keys and other sensitive information stored on most modern computers. The new attack is an adaptation of the traditional Cold Boot…

13 Sep 2018

A significant vulnerability was discovered in the Microsoft Edge web browser for Windows and Apple Safari for iOS, which could permit the attackers to spoof website addresses. During the monthly security updates of August, Microsoft has fixed the address bar URL spoofing vulnerability last month, while Safari is still unpatched, possibly leaving Apple users vulnerable…

13 Sep 2018

Tesla’s Model S is vulnerable to a key fob hack attack that could be used by car thieves to steal vehicles. In spite of having appropriate security measures to protect the driving systems of Tesla cars against cyber-attacks, a team of security researchers found a way to remotely hack a Tesla Model S luxury sedan…

11 Sep 2018

Zerodium, the company which buys and sells vulnerabilities in software has publicly revealed a critical zero-day flaw in the Firefox based browser, Tor Browser which could reveal your identity to the sites you visit. Zerodium tweeted by sharing a zero-day vulnerability that exists in the NoScript browser plugin which comes pre-installed with the Mozilla Firefox…

11 Sep 2018

Microsoft has released their latest monthly Patch Tuesday update for September 2018, patching a total of 61 security vulnerabilities, out of which 17 are rated as critical, 43 are rated Important, and one Moderate in severity. These security updates patch vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Edge, Internet Explorer, MS Office, ChakraCore, .NET Framework, Microsoft.Data.OData, ASP.NET etc….

11 Sep 2018

British Airways has confirmed a data breach which had affected around 380,000 customers and lasted for more than two weeks. On Thursday British Airways has released a statement which reports that the customers who had booked flights on their website (ba.com) and British Airways mobile app between 21st August and 5th September were compromised. The…

08 Sep 2018

The MEGA Chrome extension version for the MEGA.nz cloud storage service had been compromised and was replaced with a malicious version that can steal users’ credentials for popular websites like Amazon, Microsoft, Github, and Google, as well as private keys for users’ cryptocurrency wallets. The hacking occurred on 4 September when an unknown attacker managed…

08 Sep 2018

In last July, an employee at google found a way to trick doors of the tech giant’s Sunnyvale offices to open without the need of an RFID keycard. This hacking was done my David Tomaschik and was done with good intentions. He sent the malicious code across the Google network and was able to see…